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The latest business and finance news from around the world, on the BBC.

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    Global aviation flies high at Farnborough

    Global aviation flies high at Farnborough

    Presenter Will Bain examines the ongoing turbulence in supply chains and the under-the-radar aviation deals at Farnborough in the south of England, where the biggest names in global aviation are convening for its renowned air show.
    We'll also delve into the continuing fallout from the global IT outage, focusing on what’s next for the company at the centre of it, CrowdStrike.
    Plus, we explore why luxury goods stocks are selling off, as shares in one of the industry’s biggest names, LVMH, take a hit.

    • 26 min
    India budget focuses on creating jobs

    India budget focuses on creating jobs

    Presenter Devina Gupta examines India’s first budget for the new coalition government led by Narendra Modi. There are plans to grow the economy by creating jobs and attracting new investment from abroad. We are in Bangladesh to hear from an internet service provider about how he is trying to keep services going for businesses after protests turned violent in the country. And we hear how one of the main airlines in the US, Delta is struggling to get its operation back to normal after last week's IT outage. Cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike triggered the chaos with its faulty computer update.

    • 26 min
    Donors back Kamala Harris in bid to become President

    Donors back Kamala Harris in bid to become President

    Presenter Devina Gupta speaks to a former campaign manager for Kamala Harris Jill Habig about the challenges that lie ahead for her in a bid to become US President. We hear how she is continuing to secure funds. We also examines India's newly elected government’s first budget. How will it play out given Narendra Modi’s poor showing in the polls and reliance on coalition partners? We also assess how the Chinese economy will fare after The People's Bank of China decided to cut short-term rates. Its hoped this will reduce borrowing costs and help businesses.

    • 26 min
    Fundraising surge as Biden quits race

    Fundraising surge as Biden quits race

    Donations to President Joe Biden's party saw a huge spike after he announced he was no longer running in the US election. Donors had pressured Mr Biden to step aside. But his departure from the candidacy leaves a number of questions - particularly when it comes to the vast sums of money required to secure a term in the White House. Also on the programme, Will Bain looks ahead to one of the aviation world's biggest events.

    • 26 min
    World IT outage: some cashpoints affected and flight cancellations top 5,000

    World IT outage: some cashpoints affected and flight cancellations top 5,000

    This Friday was one of the least easiest for many people across the globe. A raft of global institutions - including hospitals, major banks, media outlets and airlines - have reported a mass IT outage, affecting their ability to offer services. Delays are still ongoing at many of the major world airports after thousands of flights were cancelled.
    Devina Gupta finds out how can anyone be prepared for anything like this? And who is going to pay for this IT disaster?

    • 26 min
    Microsoft IT outage hits global businesses

    Microsoft IT outage hits global businesses

    As queues stacked up at airports, TV channels went off-air and medical appointments were postponed, anti-virus firm Crowdstrike quickly became a household name when it confirmed a bug in its software was to blame for IT issues on Microsoft devices across the world.
    Gideon Long speaks to businesses affected by the outage.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

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239 Ratings

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